NAMD

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An open-source application for molecular dynamics simulation of biomolecules, especially designed for massively parallel computing. This package enables us to perform efficient parallel calculation on parallel computers ranging from 100 to 20,000 cores. For preparation of calculation and analysis of orbits, it uses visualization software VMD. It supports file formats compatible with other applications such as AMBER and CHARMM, and can be used on various computing environments.

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Meep

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An open-source application for the electromagnetic field simulation based on the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. Time-evolution of the electromagnetic field in the system written by 1-, 2-, and 3-dimensional orthogonal coordinates and cylinder coordinates can be calculated under various boundary conditions and spatial dependence of permittivity and permeability. The main programs are written by C++, and can be called from Python scripts.

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GASP

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An application for structure prediction based on the genetic algorithm. This application can predict the structure and composition of stable phase of crystals, molecules, atomic clusters, and so on by using first-principles calculation and molecular dynamics. This application implements interfaces with various programs such as VASP, LAMMPS, MOPAC, GULP, JDFTx, etc, and runs efficiently on parallel computing architectures.

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OpenFOAM

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An open-source multi-purpose application for simulation of fluids and continuous fields. This application can treat complex fluids including chemical reaction, turbulence, thermal condition, and combustion as well as thermal conduction of solids, stress fields, magnetohydrodynamics, and so on. It supports parallel computing, and also prepares pre- and post-processing functions. It is coded by C++ to keep high efficiency in development, debugging, and maintenance.

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LOBSTER

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A post-processor of first-principles calculations for performing COHP (crystal orbital Hamilton population) and COOP (crystal orbital overlap population) chemical bonding analysis. It works with VASP and ABINIT output. The program is provided under an academic-only license.

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QCMaquis

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An open-source application for obtaining optimized many-body wavefunctions expressed by matrix product states (MPS). By using a second-generation density matrix renormalization group (DMRG) algorithm, many-body wave functions can be efficiently optimized. The quantum-chemical operators are represented by matrix product operators (MPOs), which provides flexibility to accommodate various symmetries and relativistic effects.

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psi4

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An open-source application for quantum chemical calculation. This package implements various methods for quantum chemical calculation such as Hartree-Fock approximation, density functional theory, coupled-cluster method, and CI (configuration interaction) method. The package is written in C++, and provides API for Python, by which users can perform for preparation of setting and execution of calculation.

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HOOMD-blue

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An open-source multi-purpose application for many-particle simulation. This application prepares various kinds of statistical methods and potentials, and can perform simulation of rigid-body mechanics, Langevin dynamics, dissipative-particle dynamics, nonequilibrium molecular dynamics, and so on. It prepares python scripts for production of initial conditions, job submission, and analysis of results.

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ParaView

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An open-source application for analysis and visualization of two- and three-dimensional data. The function of this application can be used not only by interactive operation with three-dimensional display, but also by batch processing. This application supports various environments such as Windows, Mac, and Linux from a desktop PC to a supercomputer performing large scale parallel computation.

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OpenMX

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OpenMX is a first-principles software based on the pseudo-atomic localized basis functions. It calculates electronic structure rapidly for a wide range of materials including crystals, interfaces, liquids, etc. It speedily provides molecular dynamics simulation and structural optimization of large-scale systems and also implements a hybrid parallelism. It is able to deal with non-collinear magnetism and non-equilibrium Green’s function calculations for electrical conductions.

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